Archive for October, 2012


Heel Pain & Plantar Fasciitis

  Heel pain is one of the most common complaints amongst people who suffer from discomfort in their feet, and no wonder: every mile that we walk places 60 tons of stress on each of our feet, and most of us don’t think twice about it until there is a problem. One of the biggest [...]

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Neuroma or Mortons Neuroma

  Neuroma is a medical condition or deformity which is generally formed in the feet. It is also known as Morton’s Neuroma. It occurs as a lump in the feet which can easily be mistaken as a tumour but is actually the tissue which has thickened up due to the deformity. It causes discomfort for [...]

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Causes and Treatment of Blisters

  Blisters can be defined as tender, swollen, sacs of skin of different dimensions that are full of fluid or blood. These blisters are caused due to the constant rubbing or irritation. If the rubbing or friction continues unchecked, it may affect the small blood vessels which cause what is called ‘blood blister’. Painful to [...]

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Nail Conditions

  Nail conditions are any irregular developments in the nail, or the nail bed that at times severely affects the health of toe. Although, there are many conditions and deformities covered or listed under the medical journal, but we have listed some most common developments or deformities in this article. Ingrown Toenails This is the [...]

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Tendonitis

Tendonitis can occur in the lower part of the body in the feet and legs. It is often caused due to the excess use and pressure and is common to get tendonitis of the Achilles tendon. This is a muscle that connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. The symptoms of this first appear [...]

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Peroneal Tendonitis

Peroneal tendonitis is the damage of the peroneal tendons in our body, however, according to a recent study peroneal tendinopathy is a more suitable term to point out injuries in this tendon due to overuse. Still we will make use of the term peroneal tendonitis throughout this whole article since it is a more popular [...]

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

This painful foot condition called the tarsal tunnel syndrome occurs mostly when the tibial nerve is excessively pressured. Just like the carpal tunnel syndrome, which afflicts the wrist, the tarsal tunnel syndrome is relatively harder to diagnose. It is nerve behind providing the sensory movement in the calf and foot muscles. An injury or any [...]

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Flat Feet

  Flat feet occur when the arch of the foot becomes flattened and the entirety of the sole comes into contact with the floor during weight bearing activities such as standing or walking. In some cases the arches fail to fully develop during childhood but this condition can also develop after an injury or from [...]

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